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American Eagle Outfitters’ EBITDA Margins Will Be Slow To Bounce Back

by Trefis Team
American Eagle Outfitters ‘ (NYSE:AEO) EBITDA (earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortization) margin over the past five years has had its ups and downs.  It increased from 24.8% in 2009 to 25.8% in 2010 with improving macro-eco...
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Why Universal Studio Is Becoming Increasingly Important To Comcast’s Value?

by Trefis Team
Universal Studios’  Jurassic World  has set the box office on fire. The movie’s success is a result of Universal’s focus on franchise building, a strategy which will serve the studio well in the future. The studio’s current franchise ...
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Here Are The Key Factors Underlying Our Valuation For Sina

by Trefis Team
Sina  (NASDAQ:SINA), an online media company in China, has seen its stock rise by over 70% over the past three months. This has partially been driven by the recent announcement of $456 million cash investment by the company’s chairman and C...
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How Are Wynn Resorts’ Domestic Casino Operations Trending?

by Trefis Team
Wynn Resorts ‘ (NASDAQ:WYNN) domestic casino operations have been trending well over the past few years led by a better macro-economic environment in the U.S. However, gaming at the Las Vegas Strip has seen uneven trends in the recent past ...
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While The PayPal Separation Will Close In July, We Maintain Our Price Estimate For eBay

by Trefis Team
In a recent update,  eBay ‘s (NASDAQ:EBAY) board of directors finally approved the completion of planned spin-off of PayPal business. The separation is scheduled for completion on July 17th, after which PayPal will trade as an independent e...
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With Eye On the Future, Netflix Could Enter India In 2016

by Trefis Team
Streaming giant Netflix  (NASDAQ:NFLX) is reportedly set to enter the Indian market in 2016, according to Indian newspaper The Times of India . This launch will be part of the company’s aggressive international expansion strategy throuhg which it...
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Strong Growth In Follow On Offerings Boosts Equity Underwriting Volumes In Q2

by Trefis Team
Activity levels remained high across the global equity market for a second consecutive quarter, with quarterly data compiled by Thomson Reuters showing that companies around the world raised $279 billion through IPOs and follow-on offerings over ...
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Energy Derivatives Trading Not Enough To Offset Low Volumes For IntercontinentalExchange

by Trefis Team
Derivative trade volumes for IntercontinentalExchange Group (NYSE:ICE) have been low in the second quarter thus far. Limited trading activity for interest rate and equity derivatives has overshadowed the growth witnessed in trading of energy prod...
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Prediction is Difficult . . . Especially About the Future

by Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA
Submitted by Sizemore Insights as part of our contributors program Prediction is Difficult . . . Especially About the Future by  Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA In the immortal words of the physicist Niels Bohr, “Prediction is very difficult...
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The Fed’s Easy-Money Era

by Martin Hutchinson
Submitted by Wall St. Daily as part of our contributors program The Fed’s Easy-Money Era By Martin Hutchinson, World Banking Analyst Is there any hope for a change in U.S. monetary policy as a result of the 2016 federal elections? Th...
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Bubble Battle: China’s Shenzhen vs. U.S. Tech Boom

by Alan Gula
Submitted by Wall St. Daily as part of our contributors program Bubble Battle: China’s Shenzhen vs. U.S. Tech Boom By Alan Gula, Chief Income Analyst European equity markets were routed Monday after Greece instituted capital controls ...
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News Corp’s Print Media Will Continue To Decline, Though Other Segments Show Promise

by Trefis Team
News Corp’s  (NASDAQ:NWSA) print business continues to face headwinds amid declining circulation and a shift in ad spending to other media. The trend is visible across the industry due to higher penetration of the Internet. As online inform...
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Can This Year’s TItle Line-up Boost GameStop’s Top-line Growth?

by Trefis Team
The American video-game retailer, GameStop (NYSE:GME), has been the victim of the changing trends in the gaming industry, with physical software sales declining over the last couple of years. The 2015 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), held in L...
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Volkswagen’s China Stronghold Is Under Threat

by Trefis Team
Volkswagen AG (OTCMKTS:VLKAY) leads the Chinese automotive market with around 15% volume share. However, it is facing stiff competition from not only other foreign makers in the country, but also domestic manufacturers who have grabbed a large ch...
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The Two Scenarios That Can Impact Constant Contact’s Valuation In Opposite Ways

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Constant Contact (NASDAQ: CTCT), the digital marketing service provider to SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises), has been maintaining stable performance over the last few years. In this article, we discuss two scenarios that can impact Constant Co...
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